Buttermilk Pecan Chicken Breasts Recipe

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Buttermilk Pecan Chicken Breasts
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  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees. Coat a 13-by-9-by-2-inch pan with cooking spray.
  2. Mix buttermilk and egg in small bowl. Combine flour, 1/2 cup finely chopped pecans, sesame seeds, paprika, salt and pepper in a medium bowl.
  3. Dip chicken in buttermilk mixture then coat with flour mixture. Place in prepared pan. Scatter coarsely chopped pecans over. Pour margarine over.
  4. Cover and bake 20 minutes. Uncover and bake 10 minutes longer for boneless chicken and 30 minutes longer for bone-in, until the chicken is cooked through and golden brown.
  5. PER SERVING: 368 calories; 32 g protein; 11 g carbohydrates; 22 g fat (3 g saturated); 105 mg cholesterol; 590 mg sodium; 2 g fiber.
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Nutrition Facts

Per ServingPer 100 g
Amount Per 1 Serving
Calories 423.85 Kcal (1775 kJ)
Calories from fat 325.63 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 36.18g 56%
Cholesterol 35.68mg 12%
Sodium 778.78mg 32%
Potassium 237.41mg 5%
Total Carbs 20.45g 7%
Sugars 2.26g 9%
Dietary Fiber 4.46g 18%
Protein 8.53g 17%
Vitamin C 0.5mg 1%
Vitamin A 0.1mg 4%
Iron 2.2mg 12%
Calcium 95.5mg 10%
Amount Per 100 g
Calories 409.06 Kcal (1713 kJ)
Calories from fat 314.27 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 34.92g 56%
Cholesterol 34.43mg 12%
Sodium 751.59mg 32%
Potassium 229.13mg 5%
Total Carbs 19.74g 7%
Sugars 2.18g 9%
Dietary Fiber 4.31g 18%
Protein 8.23g 17%
Vitamin C 0.4mg 1%
Vitamin A 0.1mg 4%
Iron 2.1mg 12%
Calcium 92.2mg 10%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
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  • salty
  • savory
  • bitter
  • sweet
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Recipe Tags

Weightwatchers Points

  • 10.7
  • 12

Good Points

  • saturated fat free,
  • good source of fiber

Bad Points

  • High in Sodium

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